Arts and culture
Year 2012 is announced as the Year of Russian Tourism in the People’s Republic of China. Many people of different professions – and not only those engaged into the tourism business, but the representatives of cultural, educational and art institutions – take part in the festive program.
Under the patronage of the Russian Federation Ministry of Culture, Russian musicians and music educators opened the educational project “Stars of Russia for Young Talents of China”. Famous Russian musicians gave master classes in the well-known Chinese conservatories in Tianjin, Beijing and Shanghai.
Between June 26 and 27, 2012 the Berezka recreation complex hosted the sixth festival named the Workroom of Joy for children from large and socially disadvantaged families in the Samara and Ulyanovsk Regions.
The festival opening ceremony, where the Talisman classic dance company displayed their talents, was followed by master classes in various kinds of art: origami, production of exclusive hand-made gifts, clay molding, dancing.
On April 6, 2012 Nadym hosted the “What? Where? When?” intellectual game involving Alexey Blinov, captain of a well-known team of experts. The competition was arranged by Gazprom Dobycha Nadym.
Taking part in the event were teams from 12 branches of the company. The Capital Construction Directorate was represented by two teams and Yamalenergogaz Directorate team was led by Oleg Kharchenko, head of this structural unit.
On April 06, 2012 representatives from Gazprom subsidiaries – Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy and Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg – took part in the Reindeer Herder’s Day in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (YaNAO). Celebrations took part in Nadym, Taz, Krasnoselkup and Pur Districts of the Okrug.
Nenets amateur teams performed in the towns and settlements of the YaNAO. Indigenous sports tournaments were held – sledge jumps, tug of war, throwing of tynzyan on khorey. The key event of the celebration is a reindeer race. The best sportsmen were given valuable prizes – snowmobiles presented by gas producing companies.